Pallone to Visit Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center at Rutgers University on World Autism Awareness Day

Apr 1, 2013 Issues: Economy and Jobs, New Jersey

 

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Senior Democrat on the Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee, will visit the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center at Rutgers University on Tuesday, April 2 at 10:00 a.m. to recognize World Autism Awareness Day and condemn cuts to federal research funding and other programs that will impact the center.  He will also discuss the recent report confirming a growing prevalence of autism in New Jersey.

Congressman Pallone has a long history of supporting Autism programs and voted against the across the board spending cuts know as the budget sequester that recently went into effect and will impact Autism research and care.

 

WHAT:

Congressman Pallone to Visit Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center to Condemn Cuts to Research

 

 

WHO:

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06)

Linda Brzustowicz, Acting Senior Associate Vice President of Research and Economic Development and Chair of Genetics, Rutgers University

Lara Delmolino, Director, Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center & Clinical Associate Professor, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

Autism advocates from New Jersey

Parent of Autistic Child

 

 

WHERE:

Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center

Rutgers University

25 Gibbons Circle

New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-8528
 

 

WHEN:

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

10:00 a.m.

 

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